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White-headed capuchin

Cebus capucinus


The white-headed capuchin is a diurnal and arboreal animal. It lives in troops, or groups, of up to 40 monkeys. With rare exceptions, females spend their entire lives with their female kin. Males migrate to new social groups multiple times alone or in the company of other males who are often their kin. Highly intelligent, with complex social bonds and able to use tools and to be trained for different purposes.


Caño Negro, Costa Rica.

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Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 12, 2014
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